171 of 30,000 infantry and 7,000 horse, where they met a large army comprising mainly of the Boyas and the Cencus under Timma Nayadu. A fierce engagement took place in which Timma Xayadu slew several chiefs such as Ravilla Timmanna, Koneti Tiinmayya; Ceruvuri Narayana, Peruri Nayadu and Konda Singayya and Appayya ; the remining chiefs fled from the field in confusion. This battle was fought on Sunday, Bhadrapada su 8}* Virodhi, corresponding to a. S. 1452. Some years after this victory, Jivali Ubalaraju slew Timma Xayadu, taking advantage of a difficult situation in which he found himself. ri Varhsaearitra, pp. 83-5. SUMMARY. Velugoti Cinna Timma (i&, Gam Timma Nayadu) who was governing the region about the Srisaila hill was com- missioned (probably by Acyutadevaraya) to subdue the petty chiefs that were holding the country between the Kr§na, the Kolleru and the eastern sea. He set out from Kondavidu in the morning and arrived in due time at Darsi to inspect the military preparations in the forts ; when he reached Karralla on Sunday, Bhadrapada su 8J Virodhi, he found an army of 30,000 foot and 7,0<JO horse comprising the contingents of the Kamma and Kafu chiefs drawn up in battle array in the maidan outside the village of MaUapuram. On seeing this host Timma ISayadu gave the order for battle and a fierce fight ensued. The following chiefs opposed Timma Nayadu in this battle:— 1. Ravela Timmayya. 2. Peruri Nayadu. * The date is wrong ; the Saka. and cyclic years do not coincide. £x S* 1452 corres- ponds to Vikjti and not Virodhi. Neither in Virodlii nor in Vikfti doas Bnldrapad* su 8 fall on a Sunday. t This poem was evidently composed by a Bha| iriu> w»s * dependent of TbranS celebrate his master's victory over the Sndhra feudatories, BhXdr»!»adA fa 8 was not Sunday but TJwrsd*y.